Vintage records, musical bookshops, discount record stores... Collectors' favorite places for music
Where to buy vinyl records
Betino's Record Shop, Born Bad, Patate Records, Music Please, Rock Paradise, Superfly Records...
Vinyl records are well and truly back! If you are looking for old copies or recent versions of 33 RPM albums, you will find many music stores in Paris. The same goes for Souffle Continu or Betino’s Record Shop. Ground Zero specializes in indie, electro rock and soul funk; Groove Store plays black music, and La Source is a reference for electronic music.
Second-hand music shops
Boulinier, Gibert Joseph Disque, O’CD...
Boulinier and Gibert Joseph are well-known for second-hand records. Ideal for exchanging, reselling, buying and finding records of the past and present at cheap prices. In the different O’CD shops, the concept is identical, except that in addition to music they sell DVDs, Blue-ray and video games.
The FNAC is a well-known brand that can be found in many districts of Paris and the Paris region. They are veritable supermarkets for cultural and IT products and household appliances, and also have a big choice of French and international music.
La Flûte de Pan, Falado, Librairie Monnier, Paul Beuscher, Di Arezzo...
Musical scores, the history of music, early learning, books on great composers or legendary figures of classical, rock, jazz and pop music …The French capital has everything to satisfy the special interests of music buffs. Paul Beuscher does not only sell instruments, it also has an impressive space for books covering all musical genres. La Flûte de Pan specializes in classical music like its neighbour the Librairie Monnier, both situated a few steps from the Conservatoire. The Librairie Harmonia Mundi is ideally situated between the concert hall and the museum of the Phliharmonie.